[fahy-uh-rahy fey-shee-as] /ˈfaɪ əˌraɪ ˈfeɪ ʃiˌæs/
a writ commanding a sheriff to levy and sell as much of a debtor’s property as is necessary to satisfy a creditor’s claim against the debtor.
Abbreviation: FI. FA., fi. fa.
(law) a writ ordering a levy on the belongings of an adjudged debtor to satisfy the debt
writ concerning a sum awarded in judgment (often requiring seizure and sale of property for debt), Latin, literally “cause it to be done,” the first words of the writ.
[fahyuh r-steen] /ˈfaɪər stin/ noun 1. Harvey, born 1954, U.S. playwright.
[fahyuh r-ee, fahy-uh-ree] /ˈfaɪər i, ˈfaɪ ə ri/ adjective, fierier, fieriest. 1. consisting of, attended with, characterized by, or containing fire: a volcano’s fiery discharge. 2. intensely hot: fiery desert sands. 3. like or suggestive of fire: a fiery red; angry, fiery eyes. 4. intensely ardent, impetuous, or passionate: fiery courage; a fiery speech. 5. […]
noun 1. a burning cross, the rallying symbol of ancient Scotland and later of the Highlanders in case of war; later adopted by other organizations, including the Ku Klux Klan. noun 1. a burning cross, used as a symbol by the Ku Klux Klan 2. a wooden cross with ends charred or dipped in blood […]
- Fiery serpent
(LXX. “deadly,” Vulg. “burning”), Num. 21:6, probably the naja haje of Egypt; some swift-springing, deadly snake (Isa. 14:29). After setting out from their encampment at Ezion-gaber, the Israelites entered on a wide sandy desert, which stretches from the mountains of Edom as far as the Persian Gulf. While traversing this region, the people began to […]